Fundamentals of Database Systems
Fundamentals of Database Systems combines clear explanations of theory and design, broad coverage of models and real systems, and excellent examples ... Show synopsis Fundamentals of Database Systems combines clear explanations of theory and design, broad coverage of models and real systems, and excellent examples with up-to-date introductions to modern database technologies. Now in its third edition, this book has been revised and updated to reflect the latest trends in technological and application development. This edition focuses on the relational model and includes recent object-oriented developments such as SQL3 and ODMG. Elmasri and Navathe provide coverage of the popular DBMS products, in particular the relational systems Oracle and Microsoft Access(R). They also address advanced modeling and system enhancements in the areas of active databases, temporal and spatial databases, and multimedia data models. The new edition also surveys the latest application areas of data warehousing, data mining, digital libraries, GIS, and genome databases.